Aspirus FastCare (Shopko)-Houghton, Michigan
For the 2nd year in a row, Aspirus was recognized by IBM Watson Health as a Top 15 Health System in its annual study identifying the top-performing health systems in the country. We are a system of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics that spans over 25,000 square miles throughout Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Currently, over 585 providers are located throughout the system and have the opportunity to affect approximately 604,000 lives.
With over 400 employees, Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital is a private, locally owned, non-profit hospital located in Laurium, Michigan. This 25-bed Critical Access Hospital serves the residents of the Keweenaw Peninsula and many other surrounding counties in the Upper Michigan Peninsula. With a medical staff of 60+, Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital has over 1,100 admissions each year. This is the third hospital in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in the Aspirus family, joining Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital and Aspirus Grand View.
Located on the majestic shores of Lake Superior, the Laurium/Hancock/Houghton, Michigan area offers a wealth of outdoor attractions, along with the security and comfort of small-town living. With a population of 2,200, Laurium is located within minutes of Hancock, Michigan, population 7,000 and Houghton, Michigan, population 7,700. With four robust seasons, this area hosts an abundance of outdoor recreational events and attractions. Whether its camping, fishing, hiking, skiing, or snowmobiling, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan has a venue ideal for any outdoor hobby. Just over an hour away are the renowned Porcupine Mountains, a part of the Michigan State Parks system. Also noteworthy are the numerous resplendent waterfalls, August lighthouses, and riveting museums that set the Keweenaw Peninsula apart from other Midwest regions.